Travelling: Baby Carry-on Packing List

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Baby Carry-on Packing List

  • Tickets
  • Passports and other ID (if travelling internationally, baby will need his/her own passport and relevant visa. Be sure to sort this out way ahead of time)
  • Consent form/ birth certificate (check if necessary when both parents are not travelling)
  • Hotel vouchers/reservation correspondence
  • Credit cards/money
  • Travel insurance information
  • Smartphone and charger
  • Tablet with kid-friendly movies if they are old enough
  • Prescription medications
  • Pen
  • Toys
  • Teether
  • Soother (comforting for baby on take-off and landing, sucking helps alleviate pressure in your baby’s ears whilst in the air).
  • Baby’s special blanket or toy (guard this with your life!)
  • Nappies and wipes
  • 2 changes of clothes for baby
  • At least 1 change of clothes for you
  • Snacks
  • Food for baby* –at least two more meals than you think you’ll need
  • Formula or milk for baby* – at least 2 more feeds than you think you’ll need (you never know when you’ll be delayed)
  • Clean bottles or baby cups
  • Breast pump and accessories (if breastfeeding).

*It is advisable to check with your airline before travelling and remember in most airports the option to purchase baby food is available past security.

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Kate Bills
Kate Bills is an Australian Mother of one, who has a passion for adventure and all things baby. She's engaged to the love of her life, Kieron. Their little one, Lottie Grace, was born in December 2015. Before Lottie came along Kate had traveled extensively through Europe, Asia and Australia. She now spends her time taking her little one on adventures - big or small - believing they are good for the soul and make for a happy baby. Kate also loves fitness, especially when it involves the great outdoors.